Cost of Living Comparison Between Dublin and Edinburgh 

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Consumer Prices in Edinburgh are 3.4% lower than in Dublin (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Edinburgh are 14.0% lower than in Dublin
Rent Prices in Edinburgh are 29.3% lower than in Dublin
Restaurant Prices in Edinburgh are 9.9% lower than in Dublin
Groceries Prices in Edinburgh are 6.8% higher than in Dublin
Local Purchasing Power in Edinburgh is 7.3% higher than in Dublin
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Restaurants
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 €
(17.07 £)
17.57 €
(15.00 £)
     -12.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 €
(76.83 £)
82.00 €
(70.00 £)
     -8.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(8.54 £)
9.25 €
(7.90 £)
     -7.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(5.55 £)
5.86 €
(5.00 £)
     -9.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 €
(5.55 £)
5.45 €
(4.65 £)
     -16.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.91 €
(3.34 £)
3.99 €
(3.40 £)
     +1.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 €
(2.11 £)
2.10 €
(1.79 £)
     -15.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 €
(1.59 £)
1.40 €
(1.20 £)
     -24.7 %
Markets
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.90 €
(4.18 £)
5.26 €
(4.49 £)
     +7.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.52 €
(1.29 £)
1.47 €
(1.26 £)
     -2.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.78 €
(0.67 £)
0.69 €
(0.59 £)
     -11.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.82 €
(3.26 £)
3.47 €
(2.96 £)
     -9.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.38 €
(2.88 £)
4.68 €
(4.00 £)
     +38.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.30 €
(3.67 £)
3.88 €
(3.31 £)
     -9.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.94 €
(4.21 £)
8.24 €
(7.03 £)
     +66.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 €
(1.02 £)
1.11 €
(0.95 £)
     -6.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 €
(0.80 £)
0.54 €
(0.46 £)
     -42.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.24 €
(1.06 £)
1.43 €
(1.22 £)
     +15.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.66 €
(1.41 £)
2.24 €
(1.92 £)
     +35.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.85 €
(0.72 £)
0.67 €
(0.58 £)
     -20.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 €
(0.55 £)
0.58 €
(0.50 £)
     -9.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.22 €
(1.05 £)
0.94 €
(0.80 £)
     -23.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.58 €
(1.35 £)
1.45 €
(1.24 £)
     -8.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €
(10.24 £)
9.37 €
(8.00 £)
     -21.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.90 €
(3.33 £)
2.00 €
(1.71 £)
     -48.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.07 €
(3.48 £)
2.66 €
(2.27 £)
     -34.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 €
(13.66 £)
16.40 €
(14.00 £)
     +2.5 %
Transportation
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(1.71 £)
2.34 €
(2.00 £)
     +17.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 €
(102.44 £)
72.63 €
(62.00 £)
     -39.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.35 €
(3.71 £)
4.69 €
(4.00 £)
     +7.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(2.75 £)
2.64 €
(2.26 £)
     -17.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 €
(29.88 £)
35.14 €
(30.00 £)
     +0.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.65 €
(5.68 £)
6.67 €
(5.69 £)
     +0.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,675.00 €
(31,308.54 £)
33,133.21 €
(28,285.00 £)
     -9.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,845.42 €
(28,039.32 £)
26,353.11 €
(22,497.00 £)
     -19.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 270.50 €
(230.92 £)
318.91 €
(272.24 £)
     +17.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.71 €
(19.39 £)
13.60 €
(11.61 £)
     -40.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.39 €
(44.73 £)
38.05 €
(32.48 £)
     -27.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.39 €
(39.60 £)
39.72 €
(33.91 £)
     -14.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.04 €
(17.11 £)
15.62 €
(13.33 £)
     -22.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.95 €
(11.06 £)
11.71 €
(10.00 £)
     -9.5 %
Childcare
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,279.55 €
(1,092.32 £)
1,488.47 €
(1,270.67 £)
     +16.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,645.38 €
(8,234.03 £)
13,646.87 €
(11,650.00 £)
     +41.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 88.11 €
(75.22 £)
100.73 €
(85.99 £)
     +14.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.35 €
(32.74 £)
46.42 €
(39.62 £)
     +21.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.45 €
(75.51 £)
90.98 €
(77.67 £)
     +2.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.96 €
(80.21 £)
105.30 €
(89.89 £)
     +12.1 %
Rent Per Month
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,013.45 €
(1,718.84 £)
1,509.31 €
(1,288.46 £)
     -25.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,738.89 €
(1,484.45 £)
1,054.26 €
(900.00 £)
     -39.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,382.93 €
(2,887.93 £)
2,629.50 €
(2,244.74 £)
     -22.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,822.23 €
(2,409.27 £)
1,843.24 €
(1,573.53 £)
     -34.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 655.44 €
(559.53 £)
557.08 €
(475.57 £)
     -15.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 491.52 €
(419.60 £)
383.61 €
(327.48 £)
     -22.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Dublin Edit Edinburgh Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,240.06 €
(2,765.96 £)
2,991.12 €
(2,553.44 £)
     -7.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.57 6.12      +34.0 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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